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1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
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July 17: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will take place Wednesday, July 17, at 7:00 p.m. (with a Closed Session beginning at 5:45 p.m.) The meeting will take place at the Administrative Center, located at 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita. Please...

Hart District Seeks Measure SA Oversight Committee Member
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District needs a new member of the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. This member will serve a two-year term with a maximum of three consecutive terms. The vacancy was left by Mark Elfont, president of the Santa Clarita Philharmonic, who recently retired...

Hart Board Set to OK 2019-20 Budget at June 19 Special Meeting
Monday, Jun 17, 2019

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set to approve its 2019-20 budget at a special meeting on Wednesday, June 19, at 7:45 a.m. The move to approve follows the Board’s June 12 hearing to receive public comments. The special meeting will take place at the Administrative...

June 12: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a regular meeting Wednesday, June 12, at 7:00 p.m. Note: A closed session will take place at 5:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include, recognition of Spring 2019 California Interscholatic Federation (CIF) student-athletes, a...

Valencia Students Take 2nd in ‘Shark Tank’ Nanovation Competition
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

Two different teams from Valencia High School’s Honors Nanoscience class competed in the finals of the California NanoSystems Institute’s third annual Nanovation Competition, with one team awarded second place. In what was a “Shark Tank” style of competition, middle and high school students from...

May 15: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Friday, May 10, 2019

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday evening, May 15. A closed session will start at 6 p.m., followed by the open session at 7 p.m. The sessions will be preceded by the annual Retiree Recognition for district retirees at 5:15...

Hart District Seeks Measure SA Oversight Committee Member

The William S. Hart Union High School District needs a new member of the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee to serve a two-year term with a maximum of three consecutive terms. The committee is looking for a member who would fit in either the Business Organization, Senior Citizen’s Organization,...

Hart District Receives Grants Totaling $2.9M for Career Tech Education
Friday, May 3, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded $1.3 million in ongoing Career Technical Education funding from the state and an additional $1.6 million from a one-time grant. The on-going funding will continue to support CTE programs for students in grades 7-12. There are 76 high school...

May 1: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Apr 29, 2019

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. (with a closed session at 5:30 p.m). Items on the closed session agenda include conferences with legal counsel about anticipated litigation, with district officials regarding...

May 18: Super Jazz at The Ranch to Swing West Ranch High
Monday, Apr 22, 2019

Super Jazz at the Ranch, a daylong jazz festival hosted by West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, is happening Saturday, May 18, starting at 9 a.m. Music will fill the air as performers from throughout the region showcase their talents. The event will be studded with dazzling musical performances,...

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You’re invited to attend the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library “Half-Price Huge Book Sale” event at the Valencia Library on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a chance to discover some great summer reads at a bargain price.
Aug. 17: Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library Book Sale
Get ready for Queen Nation to rock your world on Saturday, July 27. The Queen tribute band will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union.
Queen Tribute Band to Rock You at Concerts in the Park
College of the Canyons is the only community college selected to participate in the Bringing Theory to Practice’s (BTtoP) Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) initiative, a collaborative network of academic-community partnerships focused on civic-engagement and public-humanities work.
COC Only Community College Selected to Participate in PLACE Initiative
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, July 24, as high temperatures (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) have been forecast for the following areas: - Santa Clarita Valley - San Fernando Valley - San Gabriel Valley
Heat Advisory Issued for SCV Wednesday
HazMat crews were called to the suspected illegal dumping of a corrosive material in Castaic on Tuesday morning.
HazMat Crews Respond to Possible Corrosive Material in Castaic
The SCV Chamber is proud to announce it will host a Current Affairs Forum with special guest, U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce.
July 30: Current Affairs Forum with U.S. Rep. Katie Hill
The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m.
July 25: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
(CN) – Concentrations of fine particulate matter in U.S. skies lead to thousands of deaths annually and have shortened life expectancy despite efforts to curb pollution, a study found Tuesday.
Air Pollution Linked to LA County’s Largest Drop in Life Expectancy
Downtown Newhall’s brightest new star, the Newhall Press Room wine bar and restaurant, was recently presented with a very enviable honor: Wine Spectator magazine’s Award of Excellence.
Newhall Press Room Honored with Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence
U.S. Air Force Airman Lean Lukas G. Aguilar graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Saugus High Alumnus Graduates from Basic Military Training
Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputies patrolling Monday night responded quickly to sounds of gunshots in an Acton neighborhood and discovered a resident shooting at a snake.
Deputies Respond to Rattlesnake-Related Gunshots in Acton
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
Veronica Alvarez, Ed.D., began her tenure last week as CalArts' new director of the Community Arts Partnership Program, or CAP, which offers free after-school and school-based arts programs for youth ages 4-18.
Alvarez Brings Arts Education, Commitment to Social Justice to CAP
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is offering a new jobs resource for SCV companies -- LiveWorkSCV.com, a comprehensive, highly visible job board that matches SCV career opportunities with SCV residents who want a job closer to home.
LiveWorkSCV – New Jobs Resource for Local Employers
FBI agents searched the headquarters of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Monday morning as part of an ongoing investigation.
FBI Raids Los Angeles DWP, City Attorney Offices
Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are still available for the nonprofit WiSH Foundation's fifth annual "Cocktails on the Roof" fundraiser for Hart District schools at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall on Friday, Sept. 6.
Sept. 6: ‘Cocktails on the Roof’ Fundraiser
Taylor Snyder (pictured above) blasted a three-run home run in the fifth inning to help the JetHawks to a 7-2 win over the San Jose Giants on Monday afternoon at Excite Ballpark.
Snyder Homers, JetHawks Topple Giants Monday
Amar A. Singh, a Los Angeles man, was arrested Friday on suspicion of child cruelty for allegedly kicking the 2-year-old son of his friends while attending a party at the couple's Canyon Country residence.
Family Friend Accused of Kicking Couple’s Toddler
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center opened its doors to Nikki Dail on Sunday to talk about her travels through Belize.
NCA Board Member Talks About Her Journey Through Belize
A shoplifting suspect was also arrested on a felony drug possession charge after deputies allegedly discovered narcotics on him at the Sheriff’s Station.
Shoplifting Suspect Charged with Felony Drug Possession
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will co-host a pair of advanced Smart Gardening Workshops at two local Santa Clarita Library branches in August and September.
City Libraries to Host Smart Gardening Workshops
Taylor Snyder went deep in his second straight game, and Lucas Gilbreath set a season-high for strikeouts, but the JetHawks fell to the San Jose Giants, 4-3, on Sunday evening in San Jose.
Gilbreath Strikeouts Hit Season High in JetHawks Loss
TV series, reality shows and music videos are among the productions now filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka “Hollywood North” the week of July 22-28.
Now Filming in SCV: TV Series, Reality Shows, Music Videos
The First Peoples Fund and the Pukúu Cultural Community Services coordinated to bring the two-day Native Artist Professional Development Training course for indigenous artists to California Institute of the Arts on Friday and Saturday.
Indigenous Artists Receive Professional Training at CalArts